The Play is Written!

The Play is Written!


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MEN WANTED!

MEN WANTED!


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THANK YOU!

THANK YOU!


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The 99 project

The purpose of the 99 project is to write and stage a new "99" play, from Geneviève Flaven's original idea. Each play is made of 99 voices, inspired by real men's and women's stories , transformed by collaborative writing, staged by collaborative teams. The whole project is driven by volunteers.

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99 snapshots

Follow here the work produced by our writers and editors during the writing workshops. Every Monday you can read the new ones of the week. Until the snapshots from "99 Project" are available, you can check the snapshots from the "99 Women" play here.

Snapshots written in English

Snapshots resulting from the collaborative writing and inspired by the lives of the women and men are published here

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Snapshots written in French

Les fragments de vie de femmes et d’hommes issus du travail d’écriture collaborative sont publiés ici

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Snapshots written in Chinese

Snapshots resulting from the collaborative writing and inspired by the lives of the women and men are published here

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Communiqué

The 99 play representation dates and rehearsal planning rescheduled
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The 99 play representation dates and rehearsal planning rescheduled

The 99 project is an ambitious theatrical adventure that unfolds over time. (more…)
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The Play is Written!
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The Play is Written!

Over the past month, the Editorial team of the 99 project (consisting of 6 writers and editors) came together to bring form and function to the snapshots and transform them into a theatrical work. T...
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The Performers’ Experience
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The Performers’ Experience

Last week, Juli from our communications team spoke with two performers from last year's 99 women, Natalia Yakovleva and Fuyu Ouyang. They discussed what it was like to rehearse and...
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Newsletter #8, December
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Newsletter #8, December

The Newsletter #8, December is on line This month, the 99 project's editing team is shaping the snapshots together into play form, and already it looks like next April's performances will be fresh,...
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How to become an actor?
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How to become an actor?

The 99 project invites you to come on stage and act in an innovative play with 99 fellow actors. There is not prerequisite to join. Beginner or experienced actors are welcome. What will be your rol...
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Men wanted!
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Men wanted!

If you can walk, and if you can talk, then you can act! The 99 project is looking for men - of all various backgrounds, shapes, sizes, and acting-skills, who may be interested i...
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More than 250 published snapshots!
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More than 250 published snapshots!

A big thank you to all the writers. More than 250 snapshots have been written from the interview reports. (more…)
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A Call for acting directors, actors and dancers
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A Call for acting directors, actors and dancers

It’s your moment to shine. The 99 project, a collaborative group of storytellers, writers, and actors in Shanghai, is currently seeking additional actors to be in the play i...
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Our first publicly published snapshots!
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Our first publicly published snapshots!

This month we publish publicly our first output from this year's project - a selection of snapshots in English, Chinese, and French. The Chinese writers workshops started first, followed by the French...
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To Our Interviewers, For Unlocking the Stories of the 99 project
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To Our Interviewers, For Unlocking the Stories of the 99 project

Dear all, I just wanted to say thank you to all of you. The more we receive reports from interviewers, the more we are moved, intrigued, fascinated, and inspired by them. By now, we already hav...
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News after summer break
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News after summer break

Summer holidays. Fun, sun-soaked visits with friends and family, shopping trips and sun tans, and long flights to favourite cities and countries around the world. As the long-stretched summer ...
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99 women in India
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99 women in India

The 99 women shows took place on July 29 and 30, in Pune, 2016 played in Hindi, Marathi and English. Driven by Sonali Kothari and her team, 99 Indian women played for the first in front of an ...
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Newsletter #3, July 2016
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Newsletter #3, July 2016

Writers at work! Our third newsletter is available now. (more…)
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Writers at work!
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Writers at work!

Since the beginning of June, three groups of writers: two French, one Chinese, began working on transcribing interviews. (English groups will start in August.) What has been happening in the wri...
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In what respect are you different now?
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In what respect are you different now?

Interviewers have made almost 200 interviews and they spoke about their experiences. We let their words speak for themselves. (more…)
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Pass the baton!
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Pass the baton!

It’s nearly the end of June – and we started our interviewing adventure in April … where has the time gone ?! We’ve all been busy with our work, as well as finding interviewees, interviewing them and ...
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White, Red, and New Friends at the 99’s Interviewers’ and Writers’ Mixer
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White, Red, and New Friends at the 99’s Interviewers’ and Writers’ Mixer

Interviewers and Writers raised glasses of white and red wine on Tuesday at 99’s social mixer aimed at bringing the two talent pools together. (more…)
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Special event with interviewers and writers
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Special event with interviewers and writers

Tuesday, 7th of June, 7:30 pm - Special event with interviewers and writers to celebrate the great interviewers' work that allows writers to start writing! (more…)
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Interviewers’ journey!
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Interviewers’ journey!

So what goes on behind closed doors of these facilitators/interviewer recaps? (more…)
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Let’s begin to write!
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Let’s begin to write!

In May, the interviewers were very active. It is now time for writers to take action! (more…)
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Interviews: we are half way to our goal!
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Interviews: we are half way to our goal!

We can hardly believe it. Our volunteers have already done over 100 interviews! (more…)
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First 99 cheers! Monday, 16th of May, 2016
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First 99 cheers! Monday, 16th of May, 2016

Join us every third Monday of the month at Kartel, starting at 7:30 pm. (more…)
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Newsletter #1, May 2016
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Newsletter #1, May 2016

Exciting news - Our first newsletter is available now. (more…)
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Getting ready for the writing workshops!
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Getting ready for the writing workshops!

Writing workshops: embark on the adventure of writing (en - fr) (more…)
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Well done everybody!
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Well done everybody!

This last Tuesday, more than 60 interviewers attended their first workshop. (more…)
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Le Petit Journal is talking about the 99 project, by Delphine Gourgues
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Le Petit Journal is talking about the 99 project, by Delphine Gourgues

The 99 project - La nouvelle aventure théâtrale pour et par les femmes ET les hommes de Shanghai !     Cette expérience artistique unique fut un tel succès que l’aventure ne pouvait  ...
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The adventure is widening, now including storytelling and staging, men AND women.
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The adventure is widening, now including storytelling and staging, men AND women.

Tuesday the 29th of March, at Kartel, many men and women came to learn more about the 99 project. The presentation was in French, and many actresses from last year's 99 women came to support us. We...
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Introducing 99 slides, because the 99 project is all about creativity!
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Introducing 99 slides, because the 99 project is all about creativity!

A new section has been added to our website: "99 slides" features fashion-inspired sketches, pictures, videos, etc., all creative moments that capture the spirit of our events and gatherings. We sh...
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Global Times, by Wang Han
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Global Times, by Wang Han

Interview with Shanghai-based French playwright Geneviève Flaven on her new project "Everyone came looking for something, and everyone found something," says playwright Geneviève Flaven, founder of...
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Kick off event at Kartel
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Kick off event at Kartel

A moving and inspirational kick off event took place last night for the 99 project. Genevieve Flaven, the creator was there to inspire, entice and excite prospective newcomers to the project. Whet...
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“the 99 project” is to be a large group of women and MEN …
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“the 99 project” is to be a large group of women and MEN …

Did you look at “www.the99project.net” ? Were you aware of the “99 women” project ? Did it all look like a gang of women doing a project ? WRONG …. (more…)
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We are getting started … so come and learn more … engage the creative!
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We are getting started … so come and learn more … engage the creative!

Wow ! how refreshing … Tired of networking events ? Looking for a way to connect with people, get involved, and have fun ? (more…)
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Save the date – meeting in english and french
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Save the date – meeting in english and french

We start by organizing 2 meetings to present the new 99 project and answer to all the questions you have. One in english, the 22nd of March 2016, 7:30 pm at the Kartel, and one french, the 29th ...
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99 slides

"Reading your snapshots touched me a lot. It released something very important that we can touch something essential deeply anchored into th...
Reading your snapshots touched me a lot
We are happy to share with you some feedback we have received from our interviewees. Thank you to everyone who shared their experience. (m...
“I finally got the chance to explore myself. And I love it!”, Coco, interviewee, and former journalist
  If you want to know more about the interview, please read www.the99project.net/interview-me (en - fr) If you want to be par...
Real people living in Shanghai, a short glance at interviews
"The interview is over, it lasted just under two hours and left me very satisfied." (more…)
A different light, Genevieve, interviewee
"This interviewing is fun … and also a really great way to meet people!" (more…)
I’m ready for more ! – Jane, interviewer
"The adventure is widening with the 99 project in Shanghai! this time, the new 99 play will be based on real stories." (more…)
Genevieve Flaven, presentation to english-speaking volunteers on March 22nd, Kartel
"There is no requirement to being interviewed. Everyone has a story." (more…)
Marguerite Deperrois, presentation to english-speaking volunteers on March 22nd, Kartel
"We are happy to answer questions about volunteering as an interviewer, being interviewed, or anything else." (more…)
Sylvie Dugenest, presentation to english-speaking volunteers on March 22nd, Kartel
"The interviewer will try to capture the subject's life, their past, present, and future."  (more…)
Valerie Guglielmi, presentation to english-speaking volunteers on March 22nd, Kartel
"We'll now show you a video of the play being put on by a group of women in India."  (more…)
Marguerite Deperrois, presentation to english-speaking volunteers on March 22nd, Kartel
"You're all here because you're looking for something - creativity, community, something new." (more…)
Genevieve Flaven, presentation to english-speaking volunteers on March 22nd, Kartel